Abbye “Pudgy” Stockton, 1946. “Pudgy” (1917 – 2006) played a central role in popularizing physical culture and exercise for women in the mid-Twentieth Century. She was the author of “Barbelles,” a monthly column that appeared in Strength and Health magazine, 1944-1954.

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  • October 20, 2021 at 9:15 am
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    Were the nipples sewn into the top?

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  • October 20, 2021 at 9:15 am
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    Awesome, lived to 88.

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  • October 20, 2021 at 9:15 am
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    I’m not sure how she got the nickname pudgy.

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  • October 20, 2021 at 9:15 am
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    Hubba hubba

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  • October 20, 2021 at 9:15 am
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    She’s got great posture.

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  • October 20, 2021 at 9:15 am
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    Looking FIT!

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